Language:  Malay Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

19,942,000

People Group's Primary Language

36

Bible Status

Translation Need Questionable

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Language
Rank
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Bangka Indonesia 423,000 Secondary Islam 0.50 % 0.00 %
Bazaar Low Malay Creole Singapore 11,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Belitung Indonesia 110,000 Primary Islam 0.05 % 0.03 %
 Kelabit Indonesia 800 Secondary Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 %
 Kelabit Malaysia 4,900 Secondary Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Malay United Arab Emirates 28,000 Primary Islam 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Malay Australia 123,000 Primary Islam 0.30 % 0.25 %
 Malay Canada 12,000 Primary Islam 0.10 % 0.10 %
 Malay Cambodia 17,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Malay Comoros 1,000 Primary Islam 0.90 % 0.30 %
 Malay Denmark 800 Primary Islam 1.00 % 1.00 %
 Malay China, Hong Kong 15,000 Primary Islam 0.50 % 0.45 %
 Malay Indonesia 3,120,000 Primary Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Malay Japan 10,000 Primary Islam 0.60 % 0.20 %
 Malay Christmas Island 400 Primary Islam 0.50 % 0.50 %
 Malay Madagascar 30,000 Primary Islam 0.50 % 0.10 %
 Malay Malaysia 6,916,000 Primary Islam 0.50 % 0.45 %
 Malay Netherlands 1,500 Primary Islam 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Malay New Zealand 4,800 Primary Islam 0.90 % 0.30 %
 Malay Saudi Arabia 16,000 Primary Islam 0.80 % 0.20 %
 Malay Singapore 414,000 Primary Islam 0.60 % 0.20 %
 Malay Taiwan 13,000 Primary Islam 0.50 % 0.30 %
 Malay United States 20,000 Primary Islam 1.00 % 0.10 %
 Malay Yemen 59,000 Primary Islam 1.00 % 0.50 %
 Malay, East Malaysia Malaysia 280,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  39     37 36 (P) : 3 (S)        

Language Alternate Names
Akit
Bahasa Daerah
Bahasa Malayu
Bahasa Melayu
coastal Jambi
Coastal Terengganu
Colloquial Malay
Informal Malay
Jugra-Muar-Melaka-Johor
Kapuas Hulu
Landak
Local Malay
Lubu
Malayu
Northwestern Kalimantan
Orang Hulu
Orang Kuala
Pahang
Riau islands
Riau islands (Sea Tribe dialects)
Riau Mainland
S
Sakai
Sanggau
Sarawak (Sarawak Malay)
Sekadau
Sintang
Southeast Island
Tamiang

Dialects
Bangka
Belitung
Bulongan
Daya
Deli
Inland Terengganu
Kelantan
Ketapang
Lengkayap
Mali
Mentuka
Paga Alam
Pontianak
Riau
Sambas
Sarawak
Sukadana
Tanjung Raja
Tebang
Tembaga
West Borneo Coast Malay

Dialect Alternate Names
Bahasa Bangka
Bulongan Malay
Deli Malay
Johor
Malay
Melayu Bangka
Melayu Sambas
Riouw-lingga
Ritok
Sarawak Malay
Siantan
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions Questionable translation need
New Testament None Reported
Complete Bible None Reported
 
Online / Mobile App Bibles
Bible.is (Faith Comes By Hearing)
 
Possible Print Bibles
Not Available
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Malay
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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